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The importance of national language as a level of discourse within individuals' theorising of leadership - A qualitative study of German and english employees (2010)
Journal Article
Jepson, D., & Schedlitzki, D. (2010). The importance of national language as a level of discourse within individuals' theorising of leadership - A qualitative study of German and english employees. Leadership, 6(4), 425-445. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742715010379311

This article adds to the leadership discourse literature as it explores the so far neglected role of national language as a level within an individual's order of discourses, its relation to other discourses and its possible impact on the individual's... Read More about The importance of national language as a level of discourse within individuals' theorising of leadership - A qualitative study of German and english employees.

Is organisational leadership theory and discourse converging internationally? An examination of the German case (2010)
Journal Article
Jepson, D. (2010). Is organisational leadership theory and discourse converging internationally? An examination of the German case. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 26(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scaman.2009.10.001

This paper addresses the issue of convergence/continued divergence within leadership theory and discourse in Germany by revisiting Larsen's (2003) work on German academic contributions to leadership theory between 1920 and 1950 and moving his discuss... Read More about Is organisational leadership theory and discourse converging internationally? An examination of the German case.